309 people complained...

Broadcasting regulator Ofcom have rejected complaints that Dave's performance at the BRIT Awards was racist.

The rapper won Album Of The Year, and was also invited to perform a version of his song 'Black'.

Accompanied by Frazer T. Smith on piano, Dave added new lyrics, including the accusation that Boris Johnson was "a real racist".

The performance was acclaimed by many - including this outlet - for its bravery, poise, and execution, and even prompted a response from the cabinet.

Home Secretary Priti Patel spoke out on BBC Breakfast: "I know Boris Johnson very well, no way is he a racist, so I think that is a completely wrong comment."

309 people complained of perceived 'racism' in Dave's views, with Ofcom then assessing the validity of these complaints.

In response, Ofcom replied that the performance was "likely to be within most viewers' expectations of this well-established awards ceremony".

The regulator added it was "not uncommon for artists to express personal political views during their performances".

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